Sissoo Spinach - Live Plant


Sissoo Spinach (Alternanthera sissoo)

4in pot size

A tropical leafy green that could also be used as a groundcover plant. Leaves are thick and crunchy but not slimy like malabar spinach. Easy to grow and a very tasty leafy green. Sissoo Spinach (Alternanthera sissoo) is a leafy green vegetable known for its heat tolerance and nutritional value.

Plant in a location with full sunlight for optimal growth. Sissoo Spinach thrives in warm conditions.

Well-drained soil with good fertility is ideal. Adding organic matter can improve soil structure.

Keep the soil consistently moist, but avoid waterlogged conditions. Regular watering is crucial, especially during dry spells.

Plant Sissoo Spinach with adequate spacing to allow for air circulation, preventing disease and promoting healthy growth.

Apply a balanced, all-purpose fertilizer at the beginning of the growing season and periodically throughout to support vigorous growth.

Regularly harvest the outer leaves to encourage continuous production and prevent the plant from becoming overly leggy.

Sissoo Spinach is well-suited for warm climates and is more heat-tolerant compared to traditional spinach varieties.

Pests and Diseases:
Keep an eye out for common pests like aphids or leafhoppers. Neem oil or insecticidal soap can be used for control. Ensure good air circulation to prevent fungal diseases.

Harvest leaves when they reach a desirable size, typically before the plant flowers. Regular harvesting promotes new growth.

Shipping from United States

Processing time

2-7 business days

Customs and import taxes

Buyers are responsible for any customs and import taxes that may apply. I'm not responsible for delays due to customs.

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I gladly accept cancellations

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Frequently Asked Questions

Are we organic?

Although we aren't certified organic we use only organic practices we no use of pesticides or insecticides.

Sizing details:

Pot size - 3in, 4in or 5in (based on listing)
Plant height - 6+ inches

Shipping from our nursery to you:

We ship on Monday & Tuesdays according to climatic conditions to ensure your plants arrive in a timely manner for proper care, without unnecessary time spent in their dark box.

Where we cannot ship to:

At this time we are not able to fulfill orders outside of the U.S. due to agriculture regulations.
We also do not ship to Hawaii or Alaska because of their distance from our nursery and the sensitive nature of the plants we ship.

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